[Releasing] [Development] Starting preparations for Qt 5.1

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Mon Mar 18 23:52:40 CET 2013

On segunda-feira, 18 de março de 2013 19.31.03, Knoll Lars wrote:
> >I know of only the QUrlPathInfo and the timezone features, plus minor API
> >changes, for QtCore. The former is something that had been lost in my
> >large
> >dashboard until last week, and John's changes were too big to review
> >while I
> >was at a conference.
> Yes. I doubt we'll get timezone done in time though, unless you're happy
> with the API as it is now.

I'll do my best to review it.

> The file selectors would be very helpful for declarative. Getting it in is
> important, because I'd like to set the standard before everybody does his
> own. I think BlackBerry might also need it to move over to Qt 5 at some
> point

I delegated that because I had no time. Therefore, I will abide by the 
decisions of whoever did review it.

I would still like it work for the Mac HighDPI functionality and work with 
QFile. I don't want a class in QtCore that can't be used with other QtCore 
classes directly.

> >> >in fact, thiago and me already decided that we'll create an old/5.0
> >> >branch from stable right before we merge dev.
> >> 
> >> Not that I'm principally opposed to this, but please remember proper
> >> process: These should at least get discussed on this ML, not just get
> >> decided by two people and then announced.
> >
> >I thought it was discussed on the mailing list.
> Ok, I might have missed it. The way Ossi put it, it sounded like an IRC
> discussion.

He surprised me too.

And if it was an IRC conclusion, he could have said "we came to the conclusion 
that creating old/5.0 is a good idea".

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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